Oral health

TV's Dr Ranj gets children brushing teeth

TV's Dr Ranj has teamed up with the British Society of Paediatric Dentistry to launch a new campaign to get the UK's children into healthy toothbrushing habits.

Dentists will need to ‘push the reset button’ to rid the fear factor for patients post-lockdown

Dentists will need to push the reset button to rid the fear factor for patients due to COVID-19.

Philips Oral Healthcare get patients into #habits4life

Philips Oral Healthcare is a sponsor of National Smile Month and is reactivating is #habits4life campaign for 2020 due to its success last year.

Rock musician-turned-dentist calls on famous pals to raise money for hospice

A musician who retrained as a dentist after playing alongside various superstars is now raising money for the Scots hospice where his sister died.  

BSPD award for ‘inspirational’ dentist building a brighter future for children

The inspirational winner of BSPD’s 2020 Outstanding Innovation Award is Community Dental Officer Linzi Maybin for her Happy Teeth project. Based in Yorkshire and Humber, Happy Teeth is geared to...

UK dentistry’s top 10 dental Instagram stars go live in NHS fundraiser

UK dentistry’s biggest Instagram influencers are going live to share the secrets of their success in an online NHS fundraiser.

The challenges dentists face in the changing oral health landscape

Ben Atkins will be addressing the issues facing dentistry caused by the coronavirus crisis in an upcoming free webinar.

Avoid dangerous play to protect kids' teeth, parents told

Parents are being urged by a dentist to stop their children playing dangerous games during lockdown in order to avoid a dental emergency.  

Lack of urgent dental care hubs leaves patients at risk

A London dentist has warned that patients may turn to DIY dentistry amid the COVID-19 crisis.

National Smile Month to go digital only this year

The annual National Smile Month initiative is to go ahead this year – but will be online only.

LISTERINE Total Care – the science behind its success

Adding LISTERINE Total Care to your patients’ daily prevention routine finishes the job started by mechanical cleaning.  

Pärla Toothpaste Tabs offer an ethical, plastic-free solution to conventional toothpaste

The dehydrated tabs come in a reusable glass jar, and they are simply chewed for five seconds and then used for brushing as normal with a wet toothbrush.

Validation for the Starting Well campaign and DCby1

The North-South divide is turned on its head when it comes to children’s dentistry and access to an NHS dentist.

Save A Smile with the Oral Health Foundation this Christmas

As part of the festive season, the Oral Health Foundation is calling on you to help ‘Save A Smile’ this Christmas.

Experts call for more active prevention of tooth decay for children’s teeth

A dentist’s drill might not be the best way to tackle tooth decay in children’s teeth, a new study has concluded.